Leuze-en-Hainaut

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Leuze-en-Hainaut
Municipality of Belgium
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Flag of Leuze-en-Hainaut
Flag
Coat of arms of Leuze-en-Hainaut
Coat of arms
Leuze-en-Hainaut is located in Belgium
Leuze-en-Hainaut
Leuze-en-Hainaut
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°36′N 3°37′E / 50.600°N 3.617°E / 50.600; 3.617Coordinates: 50°36′N 3°37′E / 50.600°N 3.617°E / 50.600; 3.617
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Tournai
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Pol Renard (MR)
 • Governing party/ies MR, PS
Area
 • Total 73.53 km2 (28.39 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 13,514
 • Density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Postal codes 7900-7906
Area codes 069
Website www.leuze-en-hainaut.be

Leuze-en-Hainaut is a Walloon municipality of Belgium, located in the province of Hainaut. It consists of the former municipalities of Leuze-en-Hainaut, Grandmetz, Thieulain, Blicquy, Chapelle-à-Oie, Chapelle-à-Wattines, Pipaix, Tourpes, Willaupuis and Gallaix. Its population is 13,223.

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Famous landmarks[edit]

  • Saint-Pierre College was erected in 1745 where an ancient Gothique church used to stand, having been destroyed by fire. The interior is sumptuous and includes intricate woodwork. The wooden panels, Louis XVth style, are where the confessionals are located, ornamented with different motives. The pulpit has Saint Peter sculpted in it and contains a master organ.
Saint-Pierre College

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